Author(s): R. Andalammal


DOI: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00036   

Address: R. Andalammal
Deputy Nursing Officer, Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, 395, Sarojini Naidu Road, Sidhapudur, Coimbatore - 641044.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2023

Major Depressive Disorder is one of the most common psychiatric illnesses. The effect of depression on one’s physical health is well-known, which can include anything from weight gain or loss to chronic illnesses such as heart disease, kidney or gastrointestinal problems. Provided the increasing prevalence of patients suffering from End Stage Renal Disease and receiving dialysis treatment, it is important to investigate how affects the outcome of their treatment. The incidence of depression in dialysis patients ranges from 10% to 66% in various studies, with prevalence reaching as high as 100%.

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R. Andalammal. Depression in Dialysis patient (A Poor Prognostic Factor and the Mechanism behind it). International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(2):161-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00036

R. Andalammal. Depression in Dialysis patient (A Poor Prognostic Factor and the Mechanism behind it). International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(2):161-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00036   Available on:

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